About the RHS Flower Show Cardiff

7–9 April 2017

Welcome spring in style at the beautiful Bute Park in the heart of Cardiff City Centre. RHS Flower Show Cardiff celebrates the best of springtime, inspiring gardeners to creatively use their outdoor spaces, and encouraging visitors to learn and grow as gardeners. Look out for the Talks and Demonstrations Theatre, featuring familiar faces from the world of gardening, including television personality Toby Buckland.

The RHS Show Cardiff has been held in the parklands of Cardiff Castle since 2005, and in 2015, attracted record crowds with more than 24,000 visitors from across the UK. The setting is particularly appropriate for the first outdoor show of the RHS season, as the parklands are hugely significant in horticultural heritage terms. The show offers an opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy the best of horticulture in Bute Park, ‘The Green Heart of the City’.

Fast facts

  • 'Capability' Brown worked on the Castle Green in the late 18th century
  • Bute Park has the largest number of champion trees (the tallest or broadest examples of their species) of any public park in the UK
  • R A Scamp Quality Daffodils, awarded Best Exhibit in the Floral Marquees for the past five years, grows up to 3,000 blooms for his exhibit every year
  • 439 wheelbarrows have taken part in the Schools Wheelbarrow Competition since it started in 2007

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Packed with essential show information including complete exhibitor listing, talks programme and fully illustrated guide to the Show Gardens and features.

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